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Reconstructing Libraries Study Day 2018

20 April 2018: Reconstructing Libraries Study Afternoon

Doddridge’s library in context: education and the book trade

Tessa Whitehouse (QMUL), ‘Doddridge’s library and others: Purpose, perpetuation, preservation’

Isabel Rivers (QMUL), ‘Doddridge’s library in context’

Alison McNaught (QMUL), ‘An exploration of the roles of author and bookseller in the production and dissemination of Doddridge’s Family Expositor, 1735-1739 and after’

Demonstration of project

Kyle Roberts (Loyola University, Chicago), ‘Shelfmarks as a means for reconstructing a lost library’

Historical libraries research and public dissemination

Robyn Adams (UCL), ‘Building a Library Without Walls: the Early Years of the Bodleian Library’

Ed Potten (Durham), ‘ “A great number of useful books”: Towards a union catalogue of seventeenth-century private libraries’

Rachel Eckersley (Visiting Research Fellow, QMUL), ‘Public dissemination of historical libraries research: the Virtual Library System and the Philip Doddridge Collection’